Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 10:30 am

These 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. Please note: Due to space constraints, staff may limit participants to one adult per child.
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Lego Club

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 11:00 am

Join us for Lego Duplo block play time. Recommended for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers. 
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I Made It Myself

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 2:00 pm

Join us for simple arts and crafts. Recommended for children ages 2-8.  
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English Conversation Circle

Monday, June 25, 2018, 10:00 am

A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
Northstar Digital Literacy Practice Sessions & Assessments

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Monday, June 25, 2018, 10:00 am

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills. This 1.5-hour practice session will allow you to prepare for the proctored sessions of the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment, during which you can earn a NDLA Certificate. No certificates are awarded during this practice session. Assess your NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate skills in one or more of the following areas of basic digital literacy:
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Early Literacy Baby/Toddler Play Date

Monday, June 25, 2018, 10:00 am

Enjoy homemade early literacy toys with your babies and toddlers, get inspired to make your own at home with everyday objects and get tips on building a foundation for your child to learn and read through play. We will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. Recommended for children ages 0-3 and their caregivers.
Northstar Digital Literacy Practice Sessions & Assessments

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Monday, June 25, 2018, 11:30 am

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate during this 1.5-hour proctored assessment session.

Adult Learning Lab

Monday, June 25, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
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Lego Challenge!

Monday, June 25, 2018, 4:00 pm

Come build your best Lego creation. Lego pieces are small. Recommended for ages 5 and older, please.
MidStateTrail

Hiking the Mid-State Trail

Monday, June 25, 2018, 7:00 pm

Come learn about the best trail in the Mid-Atlantic that you probably haven't set foot on, or perhaps even heard of.

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